Omphalotrochus obtusispira Shumard 1859 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria obtusispira

Full reference: B. F. Shumard. 1859. Notice of fossils from the Permian strata of Texas and New Mexico obtained by the United States expedition under Capt. John Pope, for boring artesian wells along the 32nd parallel, with descriptions of new species from these strata and the Coal Measures of that region. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 1:387-402

Belongs to Omphalotrochus according to B. S. Kues 1995

See also Chronic 1953, Girty 1937, Shumard 1859 and Yochelson 1956

Sister taxa: Omphalotrochus alleni, Omphalotrochus antiquus, Omphalotrochus canaliculatus, Omphalotrochus cochisensis, Omphalotrochus hessensis, Omphalotrochus kalitvaensis, Omphalotrochus kalmiussi, Omphalotrochus karakubensis, Omphalotrochus spinosus, Omphalotrochus whitneyi, Omphalotrochus wolfcampensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Peru (7), United States (37: Kansas, New Mexico, Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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